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More Newbuilding Orders Could be on the Way
by hellenicshippingnews...
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
With the year coming to an end, analysts are anticipating an elevated number of newbuilding orders, as owners will look to conclude more deals. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Allied Shipbroking said that “the volume of newbuilding orders appeared rather diminished on a w-o-w basis, with the overall market appearing rather unable to remain ...

Provisional ETS agreement: Earmarking of revenues can mark turning point for European shipping’s decarbonization
by hellenicshippingnews...
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
European shipowners welcome the outcome of yesterday’s trilogue negotiation and the provisional agreement on the EU ETS maritime. The Parliament and the Council have embraced the calls of the industry stakeholders to earmark EU ETS revenues back to the maritime sector to support its energy transition. At least 20 million ETS allowances, which correspond to ...

Xeneta: Sharp Decline For Long-Term Ocean Freight Rates Signals “An End To Record-Breaking Quarters” For Carriers
by hellenicshippingnews...
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Long-term ocean freight rates suffered a steep month-on-month decline in November as subdued spot prices, weak demand, and ongoing economic uncertainty caught up with contracted container agreements. The latest data from the Xeneta Shipping Index (XSI®) indicates that global rates fell by 5.7%, with all major corridors experiencing negative import and export trends. This is ...

Oil Rebounds On Wishful Lockdown Thinking And Realities Of Tight Supply
by Ship Bunker
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Meanwhile, the EU continues to squabble over the proposed price cap.

RIP TradeLens: Maersk and IBM to Abandon Block Chain-Based Shipping Platform
by Mike Schuler
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
A.P. Moller – Maersk and IBM have announced their decision to abandon their blockchain-based global trade platform known as TradeLens after it failed to generate enough users. Maersk launched TradeLens...

Offshore Industry Is Moving Up And Out Of The Doldrums
by John Konrad
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Speaking at the Marine Money ship finance forum in New Orleans, a representative of VesselsValue said he is optimistic about the offshore industry for the first time in years. “For...

Damen and Caterpillar to Jointly Develop Methanol-Powered Harbor Tugs
by Mike Schuler
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Dutch shipbuilder Damen and Caterpillar Inc. have signed a memorandum of understanding for the development of a new series of methanol-powered tugs. The MoU follows Damen’s recent delivery of its...

Wind Projects Off New England Put Endangered Right Whales at Risk, Warns NOAA Scientist
by Bloomberg
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — Planned wind projects off the New England coast threaten to harm the region’s dwindling population of endangered right whales, according to a US government marine...

American Maritime to New England Governors: Jones Act is Not Causing Higher Energy Prices and Waivers Won’t Help
by Mike Schuler
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
The American Maritime Partnership, representing the domestic maritime industry, has sent a letter to New England governors urging them not to rely Jones Act waivers to help reduce energy costs...

World Shipping Council Responds Shipping’s Inclusion in EU Carbon Market: ‘Liner shipping is ready’
by Mike Schuler
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
The World Shipping Council, representing the international liner shipping industry, has issued a response to the preliminary agreement by the European Parliament, Council and Commission to include the maritime sector...

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Clipper Oil is a worldwide wholesaler of marine fuels and lubricant oils specializing in supplying vessels throughout the Pacific Ocean. Operating internationally from our headquarters in San Diego, California, USA, we serve the bunkering needs of all sectors of the marine market. This includes fishing fleets, ocean-going yachts, cruise ships, cargo ships, military/government/research vessels, and power plants.

Clipper Oil’s predecessor, Tuna Clipper Marine, was founded in 1956 by George Alameda and Lou Brito, two pioneers in the tuna fishing industry. Tuna Clipper Marine’s first supply location was in San Diego, California, USA where they serviced the local fishing fleet.

Established in 1985, Clipper Oil was formed to serve the needs of marine customers in the Western Pacific as vessels shifted their operations from San Diego. Clipper Oil has been a proven supplier of quality marine fuels, lubricants, and services to the maritime community for over 35 years, serving many ports throughout the Pacific Ocean. We maintain warehouses in Pago Pago, American Samoa; Majuro, Marshall Islands; and Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. We also have operations in the Eastern Pacific in Balboa/Rodman, Panama and Manta, Ecuador. We supply marine vessels and service stations with fuel, lubricant oil, salt, and ammonia. We also supply our customer’s vessels with bunkers at high-seas through various high-seas fuel tankers in all areas of the Pacific Ocean.

then Then The Tuna Clipper Marine Pier in San Diego Bay (1980).
now Now Clipper Oil supplying the USCGC Kimball ex. pipeline at the fuel dock in Pago Pago, American Samoa (2020).

Throughout the years, Clipper Oil has grown from a small marine distributor in San Diego to a worldwide supplier of marine fuels and lubricants. Clipper Oil offers a broad diversity of products and services and are active buyers and suppliers of petroleum products. It is this combination that gives us the edge in market intelligence needed to develop the best possible pricing for our clients.

Our daily monitoring of both the current and future oil market enables our customers to take advantage of market pricing on an immediate basis. This enables Clipper Oil to provide the best current and long term pricing for our customers.

Clipper Oil offers the following to our customers:

  • Extensive network of refueling locations throughout the Pacific Ocean
  • Full range of marine fuels, lubricants, and associated products
  • Competitive pricing
  • Technical support

All of the products we supply meet international specifications and conform to all local regulations.

With our many years of experience in the marine sector, Clipper Oil understands the attention to detail and operational performance vessels require during each port of call.

As a proven reliable and reputable supplier of marine fuel and lubricants, we welcome the opportunity to meet your vessel's needs.

Please contact us for all of your marine energy, petroleum and lubricant needs.

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